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News Archive From May to January, 2016

Statement From The Honorable Tom Ridge On Louis Appell

June 29, 2016 (Washington, DC) – The Honorable Tom Ridge today issued the following statement on the death of Louis Appell: “Pennsylvania lost an iconic civic leader, philanthropist and businessman with the death of Louis Appell. And Michele and I lost a good friend and trusted supporter who was always there for us and for READ MORE

“Protect against bioterror,” Gov. Ridge’s Latest Op-Ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

June 24, 2016 (Pittsburgh, PA) – In today’s Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Gov. Ridge and Tara O’Toole, Executive Vice President of In-Q-Tel, warn of how a failure to “harness the explosion of bioscientific knowledge” could lead to disaster. Gov. Ridge is the Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense. “The Post-Gazette reported recently on READ MORE

U.S. Chamber, Ridge Global Announce Cyber Education Program for Small, Medium-Sized Businesses

June 14, 2016 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Ridge Global, announced today the creation of a new online cyber education effort aimed at preparing and defending American small businesses from cyberattacks. “Small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly finding themselves the target of cyberattacks, putting them at the forefront of READ MORE

Governor Tom Ridge to Serve Fifth Term as U.S. Chamber National Security Task Force Chairman

June 7, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced today that the Honorable Tom Ridge, former governor of Pennsylvania and first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will serve his fifth term as chairman of the Chamber’s National Security Task Force. “I am pleased that the Chamber’s National Security Task READ MORE

Gov. Ridge Presents Allegheny College Prize for Civility to VP Joe Biden and Sen. John McCain

June 7, 2016 (Washington, DC) – Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. and Governor Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and a 2012 Allegheny College honorary degree recipient, presented the 2016 Prize for Civility in Public Life to Vice President Joe Biden and Senator John McCain. Both award recipients spoke to READ MORE